Kansas City 7, Detroit 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 1
Kansas City 0 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 X 7 9 1
WP: B. Duckworth (1-0)
LP: K. Rogers (9-11)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Detroit
- M. Ordonez singled to center, C. Granderson scored
Top 2nd: Detroit
- P. Polanco singled to center, E. Renteria and B. Inge scored, C. Granderson to third, P. Polanco to second on third baseman M. Teahen's throwing error
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- J. Guillen homered to deep left
- M. Teahen hit sacrifice fly to center, B. Butler scored, R. Gload to third
Bot 5th: Kansas City
- E. German hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Callaspo scored, M. Aviles to third
- M. Aviles scored on wild pitch
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- M. Olivo reached on fielder's choice, J. Gathright scored
- M. Teahen singled to left, M. Olivo and B. Butler scored
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Granderson cf 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 .299
P. Polanco 2b 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 .316
M. Ordonez rf 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .311
M. Cabrera 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .292
C. Guillen 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .287
G. Sheffield dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .232
M. Thames lf 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .239
E. Renteria ss 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .264
B. Inge c 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .209
 Totals 34 3 10 3 5 2 16  
 Batting
2B - C Guillen (29, B Duckworth).
RBI - M Ordonez (74), P Polanco 2 (50).
2-out RBI - P Polanco 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Renteria 1, M Ordonez 2, M Cabrera 1.
GIDP - C Guillen, M Ordonez.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - M Thames (3, bobble).
DP - 1 (K Rogers-E Renteria-M Cabrera).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Aviles ss 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .331
E. German lf 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .235
D. DeJesus cf-rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .287
J. Guillen rf 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 .249
    J. Gathright pr-cf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246
B. Butler dh 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 .261
M. Olivo c 4 1 0 1 0 2 2 .260
R. Gload 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .277
M. Teahen 3b 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 .246
A. Callaspo 2b 3 1 3 0 1 0 0 .302
 Totals 31 7 9 6 5 5 11  
 Batting
2B - R Gload (15, K Rogers); B Butler (17, K Rogers); A Callaspo (3, A Lopez).
HR - J Guillen (17, 2nd inning off K Rogers 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - E German , M Teahen.
RBI - J Guillen (80), M Teahen 3 (45), E German (18), M Olivo (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E German 1, D DeJesus 2, M Aviles 1.
GIDP - D DeJesus.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - M Teahen (4, throw).
Outfield assists - J Guillen (M Ordonez at Home).
DP - 2 (R Gload-M Aviles-R Gload, A Callaspo-M Aviles-R Gload).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Rogers (L, 9-11) 6.0 8 7 6 4 4 1 5.09
F. Beltran 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.85
N. Robertson 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.06
A. Lopez 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.47
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Duckworth (W, 1-0) 5.0 7 3 3 4 0 0 5.40
K. Wells (H, 1) 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.15
R. Ramirez 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.05
J. Soria 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.93
WP - K Rogers.
IBB - E German (by K Rogers).
Pitches-strikes - K Rogers 107-61; F Beltran 11-9; N Robertson 9-6; A Lopez 15-6; B Duckworth 88-45; K Wells 35-19; R Ramirez 16-10; J Soria 18-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - K Rogers 7-8; F Beltran 1-1; N Robertson 2-0; A Lopez 1-0; B Duckworth 8-6; K Wells 3-1; R Ramirez 0-3; J Soria 1-2.
Batters faced - K Rogers 30; F Beltran 3; N Robertson 2; A Lopez 3; B Duckworth 24; K Wells 7; R Ramirez 4; J Soria 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Mike Everitt. 2B--Todd Tichenor. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Time: 2:55.
Attendance: 16,663.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, in from right.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 24, 2008 5:11 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
P. Polanco Placido Polanco
3-5
2 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Callaspo Alberto Callaspo
3-3